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Pier Liem's new boxed set tells all about this iconic sparkling wine, then provides us with vintage maps of where to find its aparkling treasures.

Burgundy, continuing to diversify its offerings, launches two new affordable appellations.

Now that pumpkin is so yesterday, is it time to tap maple?

Located in a lovely, leafy neighborhood a short walk from downtown Napa, the Inn on Randolph is a classic B&B with period architecture and an interesting past as one of the early homes in Napa.

Each wine has to have its own identity and that’s derived primarily from the vineyard. Our job is to get to know it and allow that expression to come through.

Situated in the vineyards outside of St. Helena, the Harvest Inn by Charlie Palmer is an ideal place to experience the Napa wine harvest.

When one of the chefs opened the oven door, I got hit with a blast of heat. The flames inside looked like a vision of hell though the pizza from it tasted like something from heaven.

We analyze the berries for acidity, seed color, pluckability and flavor. We’re looking for the peak of flavor.

Executive chef Brian Whitmer of Marriot Napa Valley Hotel’s VINeleven whips up deliciously creative concoctions.

Calling all Spirits Brands that are looking to grow distribution in USA

Apply Promotional Code “Spirits” to get $200 further discount by September 30.

Calling all Spirits Brands that are looking to grow distribution in USA

Apply Promotional Code “Spirits” to get $200 further discount by September 30.

Calling all Spirits Brands that are looking to grow distribution in USA

Apply Promotional Code “Spirits” to get $200 further discount by September 30.

How do you make world-class wine? Judgment of Paris Winner Warren Winiarski Reveals the Secrets.

If someone told me a few  years ago that I could go to British Columbia, and have a Pinotage of better quality then I have ever had  from South  Africa (even if you are not a fan of the grape), or a wonderful Verdejo/ Albarino blend, much less a stunning Pinot noir, I would have said you were crazy.

The red wine may be a type of Grenache, but in Sardinia it is culturally unique.

The release of new Barolo, Barbaresco, and Roero was well-received by the trade and media in Alba in April. New to the Grandi Langhe event were tastings of nebbiolo sparkling spumante and spicy Pelavarga.

The Montreal Jazz Festival is serving up a variety of styles, with food preferences to match.

If it's summer, then pinot grigio fits the bill. Refreshing, bright, and reasonably priced, pinot grigio pairs well with food and satisfies a wide range of white wine drinkers. Consider Trentino DOC of the Italian options for its floral, fruity and mineral notes.

Vinexpo tried to conquer American in 2002 and 2004.  Now it's ready to try again.

The Herbfarm located in Woodinville, Washington is world-renowned for its fresh organic produce and pungent herbs, but carnivores take notice:  it serves up some of the tastiest, most imaginatively prepared beef around.

If you drink Prosecco, this should get you thinking. Has the bottle on the shelf been languishing there for years,  or is it young and vibrant? Perhaps there can be a way to know.

What is the answer to, "How do you sell wine by the glass through the mail?"

Talking about a wine often leads to a discussion about the winery. Here are three California wineries who make special efforts to welcome guests and share their wines and vineyard experiences with them.

It’s often the people and places behind a wine as much as detail on the nose and finish that create a wine’s value. People dine out to “meet” the winemaker and learn where they make their wine. The principals and terroir at two Italian wineries recently captured my attention.